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Finance Manager

Date: 27-Nov-2022

Location: Derby, DBY, GB, DE21 6LY

Company: Steris Corporation

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary


Reporting to: Senior Financial Controller – Shared Services the Scope of role is to perform the duties of a ‘Business Line Finance Manager – Entity Controller’ role within the Financial Accounting process for UK & International Finance. Based in Derby this is a key role as Entity Controller responsible for review, controls, compliance to accounting standards, SOX, audit as well as producing analytical reports. 
The role is both internally and externally customer focussed requiring attendance in the office working within the current hybrid model in place, at site locations and may require both UK and international travel. As a key member of the business there is a considerable amount of interaction with business partners as well internal stakeholders. 
The Finance Manager will need to have skills to compile, interpret and present financial analysis to senior management and external audit.



Business Line Finance Manager

  • Review of monthly P&L and Balance Sheet. Monitor and produce reports for working capital, analytical reviews including key financial performance indicators. Add variance commentary if applicable and follow up in-depth analysis where required.
  • Review and approve Balance Sheet Reconciliations, business specific in line with Group timetable for completion. Ensure supporting documentation fulfils audit scrutiny and SOX, accounting standards. Follow up and take corrective action on ‘unidentified,’ ‘timing’ or ‘requires adjusting’ differences within Policy guidelines.
  • Month end close review and sign off Bank, Sales Ledger, and Accounts Payable Control accounts. High level review of key accounts.
  • Produce 035 report monthly with explanations for variances. Follow up as required where fluctuations indicate risk or further review.
  • Conduct spot checks for revenue reported against customer contracts.
  • Review and agree non-standard monthly cost accruals notified by the Business Analysts specific to the business activity. Ensure they comply to finance principles, accounting standards and calculated accurately.
  • Cashflow co-ordination with Business Analysts, GL Finance Manager (bank), Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and Treasury.
  • Work integrally with Business Finance, Senior Business Analysts to ensure entity accounts are accurate
  • Gain commercial awareness attending site and management meetings where required.
  • Review and approve payment requests from Accounts Payable.


Required Experience


  • Fully qualified ACCA, ACMA, ACA or CIMA.
  • Previous experience in a similar role and corporate environment.
  • Advanced Level competency in software packages, to include Excel, Word, and other Microsoft applications.
  • Advanced ability to present detailed financial data or performance results comprehensively to Senior Management.
  • Advance report writing ability including graphics and detailed analysis.
  • Ability to escalate issues.
  • Educated to a Degree or equivalent level.
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to present financial information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Questions the status quo.

Preferred Experience

  • Exposure in international operations.
  • Analytical person
  • Car driver.
  • Proficient report writer in Khalix, Cognos.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.